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161I Wednesday, May 21, 2014 ulteun, Kecorcl, erogresslve, Reporter BEAUTY, from page 1B Brown knew that Mary Col!igan, the recentl: hired music teacher in Portola, lZ[ayed the French horn, and the show was saved. The orchestra was conducted by Luke Barnes rld featured talented musicians Kim, Chris and Nathan Retallack, Diane Siebel, Bobby Gilberti, Roger Lundegard, Colligan and Chris Gibson. The show's technical ,::.irector was JeffBryan, and i* s choreographer was Stephenie MeMorrow. Gallagher acknowledged Js:dstant director/stage >,anager Theresa Crews, set 5 c, aign/artist Danielle D,.Boever and costumes by Lorrie Bennett and Alter Ego Costumes, Chico. Many others .were also ivolved, including Gallagher's husband and son, d she praised them all for "I'm always so delighted that We have sell-out shows and that people want to see them." Theresa Gallagher, Director making the show possible. One of Gallagher's favorite numbers was "Be Our Guest," performed by the entire cast. She also lo,ed the scene "Me," which featured Gaston picking up a rigid Belle and carrying her sideways across the stage. "I'm always so delighted that we have sell-out shows and that people want to see them," Gallagher said. "We're really supported that way by the whole county, and that's pretty heartening." Belle dances with the enchanted servants inside the Beast's castle. Photo by Laura Beaton PAWS cat rescue seeks volunteers Would you like to help care for abandoned cats and kittens? Would yon like to help them find new loving homes? Would you like to tell people you work at a Cathouse? If your answer is "yes," the Plumas Animal Welfare Society wants you! "PAWS is in desperate need of more help," says Marilyn Irish, one of PAWS' long-term volunteers. "People are needed to help clean and staff the Cathouse in East Quincy, and to help with other administrative tasks." Cathouse cleaners help with cage cleaning and feeding the resident cats. Normally, cleaners work about two - three hours one _morning a week. The work isn't  amo ous and it involves some b,encling and lifting. The compensation is the pleasure of caring for these beautiful, loving creatures. Cathouse afternoon attendants spend time with each cat groomiug, socia!izing and feeding a-s directed, and occasionally .. Plumas Animal Welfare Society houses friendly felines ,like these as they wait to be adopted. The rescue organization is currently seeking volunteers for a range of roles and shifts. Photos courtesy Plumas Animal Welfare Society cleaning cages. Afternoon work one afternoon a week from attendants are asked to commit noon to 3. about one - two hours, one A volunteer coordinator is also afternoon per week, generally after needed to make sure all volunteer 2 p.m. shifts are covered. This job can be Cathouse staffers help keep the done from home and requires Cathouse open for business. They about one-half hour each day. answer phones, provide PAWS was founded in 1999 by information to visitors, assist with Plumas County resident Stephanie adoptions and perform any Leaf. Since then it's saved the lives assigned clerical work. Staffers of over 3200 cats, providing them with medical care and finding them loving homes. PAWS also has helped spay or neuter countless cats throughout the county. In order to focus on the cats in greatest need, PAWS rescues only from Plumas County Animal Control. It does not accept cats , from private individuals or from outside Plumas County. PAWS is an all-volunteer organization. Unlike many rescues, it has no paid staff. Its success is due to the dedication of its volunteers and the generous support of area residents. For more information about how you can join this hard-working, dedicated team. call 283-5433. Please note that volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. You can also visit the Cathouse Wednesday through Friday from noon to 3 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Cathouse is located at 2453 E. Main St. in East Quincy. Donations are always appreciated and can be mailed to P.O. Box 125, Quincy, CA 95971. Presentation features Rwandan travels Rwanda has been called the "land of a thousand hills." Alongside small farms of cassava, banana and potato. eucalyptus groves, and large tea plantations, its ecosystems range from open savanna and papyrus swamp to high-elevation forest on the rugged slopes of the Virunga Mountain volcanoes. All are welcome to join Plumas Audubon on Wednesday, May 21. for an evening program on the travels of two local biologists there. Julie Newman and Terri Weist will share their experiences viewing mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, birds and monkeys. The program begins at 7 p.m. at the Plumas County Library, 445 Jackson St. in Quincy. Plumas Audubon hosts a variety of events and field trips see for more information. Rwandan wildlife takes center stage at a presentation tonight at the Plumas County Library in Quincy. Photo by Terri Weist